Example sentences for: indians

How can you use “indians” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Monuments and museums show how the buffalo-hunting Métis, the descendants of Indians and French fur traders, struggled in vain against Anglo farmers from Ontario, themselves subsequently relayed by waves of Eastern European immigrants brought in to exploit the grain wealth of the prairies.

  • Besides, Shoemaker writes, Europeans at the time usually described Indians not as red but as "tawny."

  • The indigenous population of Mexico was segregated and not racially mixed, and the mestizos were more closely aligned with the Indians than with the upper classes.

  • The California Indians were trained by the Spanish missionaries to herd cattle, and they were the primary vaqueros until the mid-1800s.

  • The moderate Indians were delighted, but revolutionaries saw it as a foot in the door, while many British officials retired rather than serve under Indian ministers.

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